Funeral Services for Adlai Stevenson

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This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

[engineer announcing report]

John Chambers of United Press International, describes the scene at Adlai Stevenson's funeral at the Washington Cathedral.

[engineer advises transmission times, followed by tone]

[short segment of news programing, interrupted by services]

Intro by John Chambers

Reverend Richard Paul Graebel, minister of the First Presbyterian Church of Springfield, Illinois offers opening remarks and a reading from the Old Testament.

Edward McDougal reads from the New Testament.

Judge Carl McGowan of the US Court of Appeals, a friend of Stevenson's, speaks.

Brief out by Municipal reporter. Short music interlude, ends abruptly.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 71949
Municipal archives id: T1775